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'm sure senator menendez understands as senator schumer and durbin do that my state, most of the drugs now coming across the mexican border into the united states comes through across the arizona senora border so border enforcement is very important. we have made progress on border enforcement. there's been significant improvements but still have a ways to go but i'm confident, guardedly optimistic, that this time we can get it done. >> citizenship is obviously the most controversial aspect for some of your republican colleagues and you've gone back and forth. in 2005 you were for it. by 2010 you wanted border security first and, quote, certainly no amnesty, so you're solidly behind a pathway to citizenship. how do you convince some of those republicans who are not behind it. >> well, first of all, i've always been for border security. i mean, there are citizens in my state who do not live in a secure environment. we live in a pretty secure environment here in the senate, have guards and there's people every night in the part -- the southern part of my state that have drug traffickers and
attention this week in a bipartisan group of senators is ready to unveil its new plan. the so-called group of eight unveiled today include the pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants now in the united states. the lawmakers also want enhanced border security. the president's plan is introduced tomorrow. >>> undocumented immigrants can now apply for a driver's license in illinois. governor pat quinn signed the new law into effect yesterday. in order to get a license, immigrants could have to take a driving test and carry car insurance. illinois is the fourth and most populous state to issue licenses to the illegal immigrants. there's illinois, new mexico, washington state and in utah, you can get a driver's permit. >> that's interesting. there's definitely some headway on this issue. the plan that will be revealed, it's a broad stroke plan. they're hammering out the details, including the pathway to citizen, how much time it would take. so they're still working through the details. that's where always the devil is. but based on the last election, that's why immigration is such a h
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